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MCLA to Host Open House for Prospective Students
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will host the second of three fall open house events for high school and transfer students interested in applying for admission to attend MCLA for the spring of 2017 or the fall 2017 on Saturday, Oct. 29. Check-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Amsler Campus Center. In
BCC Honors Academic Achievement at Convocation
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College recently recognized the academic achievements of 103 students during an Honors Convocation Program. Each honored student ranks in the top five percent of the college with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in courses totaling at least 12 credits. Honored students (and
Investors Should Avoid 'Great Expectations'
Apart from death and taxes, few events in our world are consistently predictable – and investment returns are definitely not one of them. What can you, as an individual investor, do to cope with the ups and downs of the financial markets and make progress toward your long-term goals? To begin with, you should be aware that the
Pittsfield Council Adopts 'No On 2' Resolution
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The City Council's oddest vote tally of the year came Tuesday night with 11 potential votes being split five different ways on a resolution to oppose the ballot question to expand charter schools.   Council President Peter Marchetti was absent and unable to cast a vote. Ward 3 Councilor Nicholas
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Lanesborough Approves Large Increase In Tax Rate
LANESBOROUGH, Mass. — A significant decrease in value of the Berkshire Mall and the onset of the bills for construction of the new Mount Greylock Regional School are leading to nearly an 8 percent increase in tax bills.   The Board of Selectmen adopted a single-rate of $20.89 per $1,000 of assessed property value on Monday,
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Taconic High Construction: Precast Concrete Begins; Steel Going Up
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The first precast concrete beam for the vocational shops at the new Taconic High School was placed on Tuesday.   Construction has been ongoing since March. It began with site work by J.H. Maximillian, who leveled the area, set up drainage, and blasted out rock ledge. Once that was completed, the foundation
Health Connector Launches Insurance Enrollment Drive in North Adams
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Health Connector officials are urging citizens to explore their health insurance options during this enrollment season. Open enrollment runs from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31. With expected rises in health insurance premiums under the federal Affordable Care Act, it behooves people to look over their plans and
Mexican Restaurant Planned For Former Baba Louie's Pittsfield Location
The Licensing Board granted the liquor license on Monday.  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A new Mexican restaurant is looking to open in the former Baba Louie's location on Depot street in the next month or so.   Jose Luis Verde is looking to open Tito's, a new chain restaurant with establishments in Ohio
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Senate Candidates Handle Slew of Questions During Debate At BCC
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Most of the questions at Monday's state Senate debate were on the ballot questions, with each of the two candidates taking slightly different views on them. Republican Christine Canning-Wilson and Democrat Adam Hinds are both seeking election to the state Senate seat being vacated by Benjamin Downing. The two
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Connell, Farley-Bouvier Trade Barbs in State Rep. Debate
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Christopher Connell wants people to think of the "three Ps" when it comes to his campaign for state representative: "performance, priorities, and Pittsfield." But, incumbent Tricia Farley-Bouvier added one more: part time. The two are seeking the 3rd Berkshire House of Representatives seat
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